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bitcoin is Dead: Part 2

bitcoin is Dead: Part 2

Click here for Part 1 For the audio version, check out my podcast A Boy Named Pseu where you can download it on all podcast platforms. (read starts at 8:54) Read full piece here. If bitcoin is dead, then everyone abandoned the network By mere speculation the, WSJ...

The Return of Doomsday

Former Energy Secretary Ernest J. Moniz and former Senator Sam Nunn have a new article in Foreign Affairs about the nuclear weapons crisis between the United States and Russia. We can't run it as a viewpoint since the authors accept false conventional narratives about...

Is Iran Building Nukes?

Is Iran Building Nukes?

On FPF #372, I discuss the mainstream reaction to Iran's small increase in uranium enrichment. Many are pushing the false claim that Iran is now breaking the nuclear deal and is on the path to building a bomb, but I explain what is actually happening with the...

Iran Did NOT Break the Nuke Deal

Iran Did NOT Break the Nuke Deal

On FPF #370, I address the claim that Iran broke the JCPOA or Nuke Deal. The Nuke Deal was implemented under Obama and placed additional limits/inspections on Iran's civilian energy program. In 2018, Trump left the deal and reimposed sanctions on Iran. The US...

Yemen’s Houthi rebels are not Iran proxies

Samuel Ramani writes in the Washington Post that the Houthi rebels targeting of Saudi oil facilities has more to do with internal Houthi issues than with any desire to retaliate against US sanctions on Iran. Although Houthi drone strikes can be plausibly explained by...

Secret Nuke Deal with Saudi?

Secret Nuke Deal with Saudi?

On FPF #330, I discuss Secretary of Energy Rick Perry signing at least six secret agreements with Saudi to allow American companies to sell the kingdom nuclear technology. Saudi Arabia has rejected buying a civilian nuclear program with safeguards to limit the ability...

News Roundup 3/22/19

Police Abuse A Detroit police officer retires after a racial bias investigation. [Link] A Syracuse man is suing the cops who shot him. [Link] US News MoveOn.org demands that 2020 Democratic candidates boycott the AIPAC conference. Candidates Harris, Warren, and...

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